National Jeweler Network



JA accepting 2015 scholarship applications

Jewelers of America currently is accepting applications for its member scholarships, designed to provide education opportunities to employees at JA member stores who are at least 18 years old.


WJA names its ‘Shining Stars’ of 2015

The organization will honor these 12 members who have given extraordinary service to their respective regional chapters at its In the Spotlight event next week.


Groups organizing new Mediterranean conference

Four industry organizations are launching a gem and jewelry conference that will take place at a “new and exotic” location in the Mediterranean region each year, starting with Athens, Greece this June.


Mobile consumption, video boost magazine audience

The audience for magazine media, both in print and online, grew 10 percent year-over-year in the six-month period spanning August to January.


What you might have missed

The death of well-known Florida jeweler Mark Levinson and the closing of a store that helped many designers launch their careers were the top stories on National Jeweler last week.


Chris Cullen appointed CEO of Lagos

Chris Cullen has been promoted to CEO of Lagos while founder Steven Lagos, who has run the company since 1977, will focus on being chairman and creative director.


Fla. jeweler Mark Levinson found dead

Levinson Jewelers founder Mark Levinson was found dead in an apparent suicide on Tuesday, authorities said. He was 60 years old.


WJA announces In the Know lineup

Consumer trends, the bridal industry and leadership are among the topics that will be covered at the organization’s annual conference next month.


About Retail: Inventory sharing, San Francisco style

The city that’s home to sharing-based services Airbnb and Uber also has 66 Mint, a company with a 100-year history that wants to give retailers worldwide virtual access to its inventory.